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“As long as we remain silent, others will tell us what to do.” -Adolf Ratzka

The application process for Paratransit service may include functional evaluation or testing of applicants. Many of the larger transit systems now require in-person interviews or functional assessments to determine whether a disability prevents the applicant from using the fixed route … Continue reading

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Georgia Get Out The Disability Vote (GGOTDV)

-Ron Harris, Disability Rights Project Specialist  disABILITY LINK is committed to GET OUT THE VOTE for the disability community in Georgia  – several studies have shown that 25% of those of us with disabilities choose not to vote in any … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Terminology means a lot. Especially in Congress. The Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights has been renamed to just: the “Subcommittee on the Constitution.” I find this troubling there was a rationalization for the change in name; … Continue reading

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“You’re Welcome”

Those two words had the ability to simultaneously annoy and confuse me this morning. I got off the bus and was waiting to cross the street when a man pops into my field of vision, grabs my arm and yanks … Continue reading

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Noticing Accessibility

I am a huge fan of movies and my tastes range from family friendly to horror. I am also a huge fan of accessibility. Naturally these two passions overlap from time to time and I am thoroughly pleased when I … Continue reading

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Absurd Moment: Universal Access

Some people get a little confused when they encounter a person with a disability, their stress levels go up as they try to figure out how to accommodate someone.  I had this happen just the other day and I was … Continue reading

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Find What Works for You

“Find what works for you” is my motto for working with people regarding assistive technology (AT). Personally, I’m biased when it comes to technology, I’m Apple fan through and through, mostly because it works for me. Whether it’s the iPhone, … Continue reading

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